contemplation (1213)

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contemplation (1213)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1102b contemplari; Gdf: 2,261a contemplacion; GdfC: 9,172c contemplation; TL: 2,760 contemplacïon; DEAF:  contempler (contemplacïon); DMF:  contemplation; TLF:  contemplation; OED:  contemplation n.; MED:  contemplacioun n.; DMLBS: 464a contemplatio ]
contemplacion,  contemplacioun,  contemplaciun,  contemplaçon,  contemplatiun  

s.

1inspection, scrutiny
( s.xiv; MS: s.xivm )  yceux queux Rome ne avoiet trait al contemplacioun de soi  1ra
2theol.contemplation
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  cist qui sa devotion Ravit en contemplation  38vb
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Treys maneres sunt de contemplaciun. La premere est en creature, la seconde en escripture, la tierce en Deu meymes  16.3
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  L’en put assigner nekedent A contemplaciun proprement Les treis duns dé set sanz plus  7164
pur contemplation de
1out of consideration for
( 1361 )  veuliez [...] traiter le dit chivaler favorablement et pur contemplacion de nous, si com vous veurroiez que nous ferrons a voz gentz en cas semblable  22.23
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  pur l’amour et contemplacioun de moy et a ma priere  221.53
( 1397 )  ycelui nostre piere [...] fuist tenus paier et bailler a nous ou a nostre certaine mandement, a l’ennure et pur contemplacion dudit mariage, [...] la somme de octe cent mille franks d’or  296
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